Built as the M/V Roger M. Kyes, the vessel was renamed in 1989 to honor American Steamship Company co-founder and former chairman, Adam E. Cornelius.
The M/V Adam E. Cornelius was built by the American Shipbuilding Company in Toledo, OH and entered service in 1973.
The M/V Adam E. Cornelius is powered by two 3500 HP General Motors Electro Motive Division (EMD) diesel engines. The vessel uses a conveyor system below its cargo holds to transport cargo to an inclined conveyor system that elevates the cargo to the deck-mounted boom conveyor. For maneuvering in port, the vessel is equipped with 1,000 HP bow and stern thrusters.
The M/V Adam E. Cornelius is used in general trades, transporting iron ore pellets, coal and limestone.
|Midsummer Draft (MS)||28'-6 3/4"|
|Deadweight Capacity at MS Draft||29,200 Gross Tons|
|Deadweight Capacity at 27'-6"||27,800 Gross Tons|
|Unloading Boom Conveyor Length||260'|
|Maximum Unloading Rate||6,000 Tons/Hour|
|Number of Cargo Holds||4|
|Number of Hatches||20|
|Number of Propellers||1|